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  • Collection: Batty, Philip

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Sergeant J K Henson, Flight Sergeant A H D Batty and Sergeant L S Coleman all of 226 Squadron were awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal for the action around a daylight attack on Merville airfield.

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Reports that the American Army has crossed the Rhine near Mainz and provides a summary of President Roosevelt’s report to the American Congress on the Yalta Conference: the need for Germany’s unconditional surrender; the nature of Germany’s…

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Part of menu from Hotel Continental, Reims, annotated D Batty. On the reverse, messages and signatures.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a woman wearing a dress with white collar. Brick wall and greenery in background.

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Lincoln RF445, R-MG on the ground, surrounded by grass, background indistinct. Some individuals working on aircraft, another is on horseback wearing topee.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Philip Batty with aircrew training flash in cap. On the reverse, photographer's stamp.

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One is a sergeant with half wing brevet and wireless operator flash on sleeve, the other is an airman. Captioned 'Horace and myself August 1940 Belfast'.

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Philip Batty standing with another airman, open country in background. Captioned '1950'.

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Air-to-air view of Anson ZP, VS519, flying over mainly open country. Wing of camera aircraft visible in foreground. Captioned 'Phil over Thornhill 1949'.

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Formal photograph of 20 aircrew of No 5 Flying Training School, arranged in four rows. Captioned 'Thornhill Southern Rhodesia 1948'. Corrugated iron structure and hedge in background.

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Formal course photograph, 46 trainees, three staff, arranged in seven rows on flight of stairs leading to double doors. Captioned 'D FLIGHT, 3 SQUADRON, No 20 ITW BRIDLINGTON AUG 14th - OCT 9th 1943'. There are also a large number of signatures.

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Air-to-air view of five aircraft in loose formation, wing of a sixth visible, flying over land with a river running left to right. On the reverse 'Forming up after take off', '1949 Thornhill'.

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Two Ansons are on the ground, parked on the grass. On the reverse 'KASAMA 1948'.

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Formal photograph of 22 aircrew with half wing brevet, in three rows in front of a building. On the reverse 'Judy Whitchurch Not 44851', ' 1943'.

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Sixteen aircraft listed (Domine, Proctor, Anson, Wellington, Lancaster, Lincoln, B-29, Halifax, C-47, Neptune, Shackleton, Hastings, Varsity, Argosy, Victor, Vulcan) for a total of approximately 11,000 flying hours.

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Philip Batty applied to rejoin the Royal Air Force having left after his wartime service.

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Official documents recording that Philip Batty joined the regular Royal Air Force from the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

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Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunner’s, flight engineer’s for Philip Batty, wireless operator, covering the period from 7 February 1944 to 31 October 1949. Detailing his flying training, post war flying and instructor…

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Philip Batty grew up in Walsall. He discusses the death of his older brother Dennis, a wireless operator with 226 Squadron, early in the Second World War. Philip volunteered for aircrew. After training, he was posted to 50 Squadron at RAF Sturgate as…
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